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headlamp

1. Lighting device fitted to a vehicle and used to provide illumination on the road. 2. A lamp strapped to the forehead of a surgeon or miner, enabling light to be directed where required leaving both hands free.
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The Nightstick NSP-4603B is a dual-brightness headlamp ideal for professionals in need of long-distance site for an extended period of time.
Some of the purest white headlamps are about 6,000 degrees Kelvins, which created a temporary problem for surgeons.
After climbing down in the inky dark, I found my arrow with the aid of my headlamp and confirmed what I already knew--guts
The technology provides extra illumination in dark conditions, following the curves of the road, and is identifiable by a distinctive headlamp graphic.
The system uses a camera to detect the headlamps of oncoming vehicles or the taillights of cars ahead, and turns off only the light-source block which is illuminating in the specific direction of the other vehicles.
The luminance needed for elderly drivers to read guide signs at a distance coinciding with the requirements of the 2009 MUTCD (US DOT 2009) was based on the lighting from headlamps of one vehicle (Carlson, Hawkins 2003), ignoring the influence of other vehicle headlamps.
Most headlamps with separate battery compartments feature an overhead strap, but not this one, so some shifting can occur unless you've got the single headband brain-crushingly tight.
Those laser headlamps break ground because they make the R8 LMX the first production car to be fitted with the technology.
Giving the HID projectors a dual purpose allowed us to shorten the front headlamps and give the CTS the most dramatic signature lighting of any Cadillac to date.
The new headlamps are controlled by cameras which adjust the lights automatically, but unlike other LED systems they react instantly when traffic is detected, switching off only the part of the light cone which would blind drivers ahead.
The latest recall involves headlamps that could become hazy and dimmer over time, Ford said in documents filed with the U.
LED Lenser is partnering with Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity, to supply doctors with the H14R rechargeable headlamps.